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Wallet-Friendly Slow Cooker Party Recipes


There is nothing quite like the feeling of getting a great bargain, is there? Clothing, shoes, shampoo, food, whatever it is, getting something at a discounted price makes my insides jump for joy! And when it comes to cooking, being able to create tasty and flavorful meals at reduced prices makes me feel invincible.

Making meals for a party or large gathering should be no exception, so we, at AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes.com, are here to provide a guide for making quality party food at a thrifty price. Whether you are looking for ways to save a few pennies at the dinner table, or are on the hunt for budget dessert recipes, we’ve got you covered.

In our guide, 19 Budget Slow Cooker Recipes for a Crowd + Bonus Dollar Store Kickin’ Chili, you will find cost-effective meal ideas from soups, to desserts, and everything in between. Take a browse through the page to find some party inspiration, or plan a whole menu based off our suggestions. Saving money has never been this mouth-wateringly delicious. After making a recipe or two, kick back and bask in the satisfaction of your money-saving skills. And, just think of all of the things you could do with the money you saved… Shopping anyone?

Below, you will find a sample of some our favorite, budget-friendly recipes. To get all of the recipes in our budget roundup, be sure to check out:

19 Budget Slow Cooker Recipes for a Crowd+ Bonus Dollar Store Kickin’ Chili


Budget-Friendly Soup Slow Cooker Recipes


Penny-Wise Potato and Ham Soup


Penny-Wise Potato and Ham Soup– The name says it all: this soup will save you money without sacrificing any flavor. Not only are these slow cooker soup recipes cost-effective, but you might even be able to kick back and relax a bit before the big gathering because of the time a slow cooker soup saved you.




Budget-Friendly Main Course Slow Cooker Recipes


Barbecue Pulled Chicken


Barbecue Pulled Chicken– This better-for-you barbecue chicken recipe is the perfect main dish to make for any large party or gathering. It is a budget chicken recipe that will have all of your guests lining up for seconds (you won’t even mind because of the money you saved).




Budget-Friendly Side Dish Slow Cooker Recipes


Slow Cooker Parsley Potatoes


Slow Cooker Parsley Potatoes– Making a large batch of these for a party side dish will save you time and money. Slow cooker recipe sides are a perfect place to save a few dollars because you can buy bulk ingredients and make large quantities at the same time.




Budget-Friendly Dessert Slow Cooker Recipes


2-Ingredient OMG S'mores Cake


2-Ingredient OMG S’Mores Cake– Dessert has never been so easy, delicious and cost-effective! Cheap and easy desserts like this one are the perfect ending to any meal, satisfying both your sweet tooth, and your wallet.





Slow Cooker Chicken Caesar SandwichesPulled Pork Recipe
Looking for more wallet-friendly party recipes? Take a look at Living Lou‘s recipe for  Slow Cooker Chicken Caesar Salad and askGeorgie.com‘s recipe for Pulled Pork.



Check out AllFreeSlowCookerRecipes.com for more budget-saving recipe ideas, and visit 19 Budget Slow Cooker Recipes for a Crowd + Bonus Dollar Store Kickin’ Chili to see the inspiration for this post.


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